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Danaher Corporation Procurement Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Procurement Engineer


Provides support to the Sourcing Manager on the following sourcing roles and responsibilities.


  • Manages part qualification (First Article) through submission to approval, to ensure material readiness before product launch.

  • Initiates EC change form (e.g. adds, deletes and description of changes), track and monitor the EC approval status and completion.

  • Leads and coordinates EC activities (datasheet, alternative part sourcing, purchase request, FA samples delivery, etc) among cross-functional team members and suppliers.

  • Product Life Cycle Management - Manages key product life /change management activities for the Medical/industrial products to support factory revenue and on-time delivery. Key deliverables include planning for Qualification, timely release of Engineering Change and supplier readiness.

  • Drives and leads monthly EOL meetings with cross-functional teams and suppliers to ensure actions are taken and follow-up at supplier sites.

  • Maintains EOL tracker, track actions and provides escalation path or resources to ensure actions are taken and completed timely.

  • Manages and drives Supplier Notification of Change (SNC) activities among cross-functional team members and suppliers.

  • Project Management - Leads NPI project for Medical/industrial products. Key deliverables include preparing and sending RFQ packages; conducts DFM discussions with suppliers and internal key stakeholders; oversees FA (First Article) activities from submission till approval; ensure supplier readiness in meeting delivery timeline; and achieving optimal component cost and quality.

  • Regional Supply chain strategy for Labels and Printing materials (User Manual, CD).

  • Reviews current documentation and system, establish and implement efficient documentation database system.


  • Supports and participates in DBS Kaizen or Department Initiatives events.

  • Undertakes or performs other duties as assigned by the Sourcing Manager.


  • Degree with minimum 3 years of experience (or Diploma with at least 8 years of experience) in Supply Chain Management or Product/Process Engineering in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in manufacturing processes, preferably related to Electrical or Electronics commodities.

  • Ability to comprehend engineering drawings independently for the purpose of vendor qualification & selection.

  • Knowledge in SAP and MS Office.

  • Exposure in high-mix low-volume (HMLV) environment and Kanban system, preferably in a medical equipment environment.

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (10% - 25%).

IV.Personal Trait Profile

  • Ability to influence suppliers and cross functional team members to meet performance targets.

  • A good team player.

  • Ability to work independently, self-starter and resourceful.

  • Tenacity to do what is necessary to meet on-time deliveries.


  • Equal pay is a given for us.

  • Learn all there is about Kaizen, PSP's and Muda as part of our Danaher Business System (DBS) trainings - if you believe in continuous improvement like us

  • We have no room for prejudices and stereotypes. We promote equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion.

  • We offer a balance between support and autonomy to achieve your own goals in an international environment


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates). We are looking forward to your application!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.